The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Playlist For December 11, 2019

The playlist for the December 11, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: My Heart Belongs To Daddy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Heart Belongs To Daddy" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I Want You For Christmas

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Want You For Christmas" by Dick Robertson and his Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Makin' Whoopee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Makin' Whoopee" by Eddie Cantor.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Playlist For December 4, 2019

The playlist for the December 4, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Playlist For November 27, 2019

The playlist for the November 27, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Happy Feet

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Happy Feet" by Horace Henderson and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jitterbug

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Jitterbug" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, November 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Riffin' The Scotch

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Riffin' The Scotch" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of The Volga Boatmen

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of The Volga Boatmen" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.